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Agents Who Represent Memoirs & Biographies

A list of agents who represent memoirs and biographies.

Are you looking for a memoir agent to represent your memoir or biography? Here’s a list of agencies that represent memoirs and/or biographies, as of October, 2018.

Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency – http://aaronpriest.com – see especially agent Mitch Hoffman

Aevitas – http://aevitascreative.com/literary-representation/

Ayesha Pande Literary – http://pandeliterary.com – see especially agent Ayesha Pande

Barbara Braun Associates – http://www.barbarabraunagency.com

Bent Agency – http://www.thebentagency.com – see especially agents John Silbersack and Claire Draper

Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises – https://amsterlit.com/about/

Bradford Literary Agency – https://bradfordlit.com/about/

Brandt & Hochman, Literary Agents – http://brandthochman.com

Chalberg & Sussman – http://www.chalbergsussman.com – see especially agent Rachel Sussman

Charlotte Gusay Literary Agency – http://www.gusay.com

Chase Literary Agency – http://chaseliterary.com

Cowles Agency – http://www.cowlesagency.com/

Cynthia Cannell Literary Agency – http://cannellagency.com

Darhansoff & Verrill Literary Agents – http://dvagency.com

David Black Agency – http://www.davidblackagency.com – see especially agents David Black, Rica Allannic, Gary Morris, Sarah Smith, and Joy Tutela.

Denise Shannon Literary Agency – http://deniseshannonagency.com

Don Congdon Associates – http://www.doncongdon.com – see agents Cristina Concepcion, Michael Congdon, Katie Grimm, Katie Kotchman, and Susan Ramer, all on the Agents page.

Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency – http://dclagency.com

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management – http://www.dystel.com – see especially agents Miriam Goderich, Stacey Kendall Glick, Jim McCarthy, John Rudolph, Leslie Meredith, and Andrew Dugan.

Elyse Cheney Literary Associates – http://cheneyassoc.com/ – see especially agents Alice Whitwham, and Allison Devereux.

Fairbank Literary Representation – http://www.fairbankliterary.com

Felicia Eth Literary Representation – http://ethliterary.com

Fifi Oscard Agency – http://www.fifioscard.com

Fine Literary – http://www.fineliterary.com

Fine Print Literary Management – http://fineprintlit.com

Fischer-Harbage Agency – http://www.fischerharbage.com

Fletcher & Company – http://www.fletcherandco.com – see especially agents Sarah Fuentes and Veronica Goldstein.

Folio Literary Management – http://foliolit.com

Francis Goldin Literary Agency – http://goldinlit.com

GelfmanSchneider/ICM Partners – http://www.gelfmanschneider.com

Georges Brochardt – http://gbagency.com

Gernert Company – http://www.thegernertco.com

Harvey Klinger – http://www.harveyklinger.com

Inkwell Management – http://inkwellmanagement.com

Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency – http://jvnla.com

Jeanne Fredericks Literary Agency – http://jeannefredericks.com

Joelle Delbourgo Associates – http://www.delbourgo.com

John Hawkins and Associates – http://www.jhalit.com

Joy Harris Literary Agency –http://www.joyharrisliterary.com

Karpfinger Agency – http://karpfinger.com

Kimberley Cameron & Associates – http://www.kimberleycameron.com

Leigh Feldman Literary – http://www.lfliterary.com

Levine/Greenberg/Rostan Literary Agency – http://lgrliterary.com

Maria Carvainis Agency – http://www.mariacarvainisagency.com

McCormick Literary – http://mccormicklit.com

McIntosh & Otis – http://mcintoshandotis.com

Pinder Lane & Garon-Brooke – http://www.pinderlaneandgaronbrooke.com

Prospect Agency – http://www.prospectagency.com

Rees Literary Agency – http://www.reesagency.com

Regal Hoffman & Associates – http://rhaliterary.com

Richard Henshaw Group – https://richardhenshawgroup.com

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency – http://www.dijkstraagency.com

Serendipity Literary Agency – http://www.serendipitylit.com

Sterling Lord Literistic – http://www.sll.com

Stonesong Literary Agency – https://www.stonesong.com/

Stuart Agency – http://www.stuartagency.com

Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency – http://skagency.com

Tessler Literary Agency – http://www.tessleragency.com

Transatlantic Agency – http://transatlanticagency.com

Vicky Bijur Literary Agency – http://www.vickybijuragency.com

Waxman Leavell Literary Agency – http://www.waxmanleavell.com

Writers House – http://www.writershouse.com

Zoe Pagnamenta Agency – http://www.zpagency.com

For a list of 100 agents who represent various genres, not must memoirs and biographies, see “100 Literary Agents to Contact.”

If you’re writing a health book, see the list of 30 agents who represent health books in our “How To Write and Publish a Health Book” – scroll down to item number 10 for the list. 

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